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These Actions Help You Improve the In-Store Shopping Experience

By | on 10, Jun 2021 |   Category Management Store Management

The COVID-19 pandemic has lead to a major shift towards online shopping. Globally, more shoppers are buying online today versus pre-COVID. That puts more pressure on you to encourage shoppers to retur[...]

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How To Approach A Product Range Review For Your Business

By | on 08, Jun 2021 |   Assortment Planning

Something isn't right with your product offering and you know it. Your sales are down and fewer customers are visiting your store. These are signs that you need to look at what you offer and that's wh[...]

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PowerBase Updates For May 2021: What’s New And Updated

By | on 01, Jun 2021 |   PowerBase

As we approach the halfway mark of 2021, DotActiv has been busy adding new articles and updating multiple others on the DotActiv PowerBase. During May, we added one new article, updated three based on[...]

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Want To Understand Shopper Behaviour? Look at Your Data

By | on 27, May 2021 |   Retail Data

A poor shopping experience is a big deal. You only need to consider that it leads to negative reviews, customer walk-outs and an increased propensity to purchase elsewhere. So how can you improve the [...]

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A Well-Built Category Hierarchy Can Help Your Business. Here’s How:

By | on 26, May 2021 |   Category Management

Your success as a retailer hinges on doing many different things right. It's a delicate balance because if you get something wrong - even one thing - you'll have a business that is not performing as i[...]

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Demand Planning vs Demand Forecasting: Category Management Helps Both

By | on 21, May 2021 |   Inventory Management

There is a trick to meeting consumer demand while simultaneously allocating resources, balancing stock levels and maintaining a well-optimised warehouse. You can find it in a well-thought-out demand p[...]

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How To Use Your Known Value Items To Drive Retail Success

By | on 20, May 2021 |   Assortment Planning

As a retail business, if you want to improve your sales and profitability, one solution is to offer shoppers the products they want to buy. However, that is not enough - it is just as critical for you[...]

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Expertise is Critical For Getting Value From Your Data Analysis Tool. Here’s Why:

By | on 19, May 2021 |   Retail Data

Every retail organisation generates data in one form or another. That's a given. It could be information collected through your point of sales, through your procurement processes or from your loyalty [...]

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A Beginner’s Guide To UPC Codes

By | on 13, May 2021 |   SKUs

After licensing a universal product code (UPC), you can expect to reap the benefits of improved productivity and efficiency. That’s because a UPC can help you identify products and their attributes in[...]

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Consistent Product Availability Leads To Improved Customer Experiences

By | on 12, May 2021 |   Planograms Floor Planning Assortment Planning

Consistent product availability is the essence of a positive shopping experience and the backbone to ensure a secure income stream and loyal customers. Fail to provide the right products at the right [...]

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